St. Patrick's Day - Latest News

Patrick: the saint who knew what it was like to be a slave

Mar 17, 2015 - 04:02 am .- Many know that Saint Patrick, bishop and missionary to Ireland, was once a slave – but few know of his heartfelt plea on behalf of girls and boys abducted into slavery.

NY cardinal: parade decision is matter of gay identity vs action

Sep 19, 2014 - 02:14 am .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan has clarified his support for the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade, while acknowledging some remaining concerns amid the controversy over the parade’s decision to include an LGBT advocacy group.  

Catholic League withdraws from St. Patrick's Day Parade

Sep 15, 2014 - 05:39 pm .- Controversy over the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade continues as the Catholic League has withdrawn its delegation, charging that parade organizers have not fulfilled a promise to include a pro-life Catholic group.  

Concerns, confusion swirl over LGBT group in St. Patrick's parade

Sep 5, 2014 - 11:48 am .- A spokesman for the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade said the inclusion of an LGBT activist group in the traditionally Catholic parade was a “gesture of goodwill,” though concerns have been raised that some outside groups aim to remove the event’s Catholic character.  

Catholic group marks St. Patrick's love for the Irish

Mar 16, 2013 - 06:02 am .- St. Patrick’s Day is a time to remember the saint's “tremendous love” for the Irish people, says the head of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, a U.S. fraternal organization.

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